Designing engaging commercial spaces for companies, tenants, and customers, maximising the value of their investment and enabling successful business transformations.

Commercial Architecture

We help commercial owners, occupiers, and developers to be successful by confidently navigating through an ever-changing landscape – promoting innovation, design quality, ensuring viability and profitability, and improving building performance.

Commercial real estate is currently facing a number of unique challenges including changes to the economy, finding and retaining tenants, monitoring demographic changes, and adapting for entirely different experiences according to buyer personas.

We work with innovative workplace, leisure, retail, and mixed-use developers, retailers, occupiers and asset managers committed to creating engaging, design-led commercial spaces to work, shop and thrive.

Commercial Architectural Design

Co-Creating Value with Clients

You may be a solo entrepreneur or part of a larger organisation, dealing with your first commercial project or one of many.

Our highly-collaborative process will guide you throughout design and construction, with a real understanding of the risks and opportunities of every commercial scheme, bringing a structured, client-focused and site-specific approach to every commercial project.

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With experience of working at all projects scales, from individual retailers to large scale re-positioning projects, we bring an understanding of the needs of the multiple stakeholders involved in commercial projects.

"Meeting ambitious design programme deadlines often escapes Architects, but AB Architects strived to meet our needs. Communication was a strong point for AB Architects, responding well to change or challenges."
Project Director, Property Company
"Alessandro from AB Architects was very helpful and the drawings were great. Thank you Alessandro - the finished project looks great."
Manager, Property Company

Relevant Experience

Our dedicated team provides creative solutions for different commercial typologies in London and internationally, from designing individual retail units to re-positioning large shopping centres.

We provide tailored support throughout the whole project, from pre-acquisition to feasibility and concepts, design development, planning, construction, and delivery on site.

• Shopping and leisure destinations

• Retail design

• Offices & Workplaces

• Master plans

At AB Architects, every project rests on a firm foundation of lasting relationships, clear communication, and integrity.

Providing a complete commercial architectural service from concept design to completion, we work closely with our clients to ensure commercial viability and carefully considered, quality design.

As a practice, we strongly value a collaborative approach aimed at maximizing value for our clients whilst managing risks, ensuring the best possible outcome for both investors and end users.

Prior to AB Architects.

Commercial, Exhibition, Residential, Mixed-use

Rethinking the future of London shopping experiences.

Hobbs Covent Garden - Retail

Balancing restoration and redevelopment in old town Krakow.

Bunkier Sztuki - Exhibition, Workplace, Retail

Reimagining leisure in the Tuscan countryside.

Tuscany Resort - Resort, Leisure, Residential

Where new builds meet the needs of the existing community.

Hotel in London

A Modern Synthesis of Wellbeing by Design.

Medical Clinic London - Healthcare, Workplace

Reimagining retail and leisure for the changing consumer.

OneK - Mixed-Use, Leisure, Retail

Mixed-use for sustainable placemaking.

Helmsley Place - Under Construction - Residential, Workplace, Mixed-Use

Converting an Abandoned Castle into Modern and Sustainable Hotel Destination

Hotel Destination

Workflow & Process

As each project is unique, we have created a step-by-step structure to answer your questions and achieve the best possible outcome in terms of commercial viability and carefully considered, quality design.

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